The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Norfolk region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 17 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 7.23% 3.45% 9.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.74% 3.68% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 15
Average daily rate £410 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £358 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £580 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
155 190 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 93.37% 93.60% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 110
Average daily rate £275 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 44 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.20 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -29.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £15.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Norfolk region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Norfolk region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +8 8 £400 -18.36%
Architect
East of England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 7 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (35.71%) Becrypt
4 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) VBScript
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) DB2
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Finance
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
6 1 (7.14%) TDD

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Migration
2 7 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) VBScript
2 2 (14.29%) C
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Becrypt
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat